Immigration Enforcement


Trump is continuing deportations during the pandemic. It’s causing the coronavirus to spread.

[May 12, 2020] The US has put most of its immigration process on hold due to the  Read more >

20,000 migrants have been expelled along border under coronavirus directive

[May 7, 2020] The Trump administration announced on Thursday that officials at the southern border have summarily expelled more than 20,000 unauthorized migrant adults, families and children from the U.S. Read more >

Locked-Up Immigrants Face Danger and Despair

In late March, as COVID-19 began to spread across the state, Ventura Quintanar-Rico made a call from the Stewart Detention Center, a private prison in Lumpkin, Georgia. Read more >

Don’t Let Trump Make Immigrants Victims of COVID-19

(Mar. 27) Last October, Alfredo Espinoza was working at a restaurant in Spokane, Washington, when he was picked up by Border Patrol agents who had been tipped off that an undocumented worker was there. Read more >

Pandemics Close Borders—And Keep Them Closed

(Mar. 25, 2020) "THIS IS WHY WE NEED BORDERS!” President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday morning. He offered no additional context, but it’s safe to assume the “this” in his tweet was the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. In recent months, his administration has taken progressive action to strengthen borders and travel controls in response to the virus. Read more >

Immigration advocates call on Barr to halt migrant prosecutions amid coronavirus outbreak

Immigration advocates are calling on Attorney General  Read more >

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